Who we work with

We know the Microbiome is important to our clients, which include

APC Microbiome Ireland
AO Foundation


News & Insights - Highlights

SeqBiome is PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerator finalist

January 12, 2021

As the only Irish participant, SeqBiome is one of 10 start-ups selected from over 200 applicants to partake in the prestigious PepsiCo’s Greenhouse Accelerator program.

The program, which is now in its fifth year, seeks to support the acceleration of ingredients, products or services that encourage a healthy lifestyle and enable health management and wellness on a global scale.

This accelerator program will help SeqBiome to develop our microbiome expertise into a competitive offering to both professional and amateur health, as well as sports-focused consumers, to improve or maintain their physical and mental performance

Read more in the Forbes.

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New papers on fermented foods

January 6, 2021

SeqBiome CTO and co-founder Prof Paul Cotter is a co-author of the recent International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) consensus statement on fermented foods published in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This is just one of a number of recent papers from Paul’s team relating to fermented foods, including the most detailed study to date of cheese microbiomes in Nature Food, an assessment of the impact of a fermented food (kefir) of gut-brain modules in mice, investigation of the overlap between LAB (lactic acid bacteria) found in fermented foods and the gut and a survey of a broad variety of fermented food microbiomes.

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Coronovirus sequencing

December 14, 2020

SeqBiome CTO and co-founder Prof Paul Cotter leads the Irish Coronavirus Sequencing Consortium, see here for more details. There is also an interview in the Irish Examiner about the consortium and Paul also provided an overview of the consortium for RTE’s ‘10Things to Know About’ programme.

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